||walking in a parade, displaying
||When Jack's on parade, he marches straight and tall.
||still supervised, not free of prison
||He's on parole now. He can leave the prison during the day.
|on pins and needles
||waiting anxiously, worried
||Mom will be on pins and needles until we arrive. She'll be worried.
||becoming a permanent employee, proby
||As an employee on probation, you will be learning new skills.
||for a reason, intentional
||Did she drop her glove on purpose - so he would find it?
|on queer street
||dizzy or stunned, not acting normal
||After he hit me I felt like I was on queer street - I was dazed.
||within the dates on the plan, on target
||They arrived on Mars on June 11, which means they're on schedule.
|on shaky ground
||missing a proper foundation, prone to fail
||"If you don't start learning for your next exam now, you'll be on shaky ground."
|on short notice
||without much warning, at a moment's notice
||Can you come to work on short notice? Within a day or two?
||for our side, supporting our group
||In order to have a majority, we need to bring the clerks on side.